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Four arrested in Tri-Dent bust

OTTAWA – The Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team took four individuals into custody on a number of charges after an ongoing investigation into drug sales in LaSalle County. On Wednesday, Tri-DENT along with the LaSalle County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop and

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State Police honor Scott’s Law Day

SPRINGFIELD – Motorists are reminded they should move over for vehicles on the shoulder every year on this date in Illinois. Scott’s Law Day is every December 23rd in honor of Lt. Scott Gillen of the Chicago Fire Department who was struck and killed on this date in the year 2000. A

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Streator Mayor Jimmie Lansford to resign

  STREATOR – Streator Mayor Jimmie Lansford announced he is resigning from office, effective December 31, citing health and personal reasons. Mayor Lansford has served Streator residents in an elected city office for 16 years. He was elected to the city council in 2005. Prior to being

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